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29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday

Did you ever hear your parents or grandparents say things like, “When I was young, I had to walk uphill both ways to school in 10 feet of snow”? Or some other absurd thing about getting to school? Well, I got them beat. Here are 29 scary and dangerous ways that kids actually get to school, it’s almost unbelievable.

How about a 5 hour journey to school?

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
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On a cliff, with about 1 foot of path.

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
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That will take you to one of the world’s most remote schools in Gulu, China.

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
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How about climbing some unsecured ladders to school?

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
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This would be your way to school in Zhang Jiawan Village in China.

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
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This is the way kids travel to a boarding school in the Himalayas

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
Timothy Allen

And this is a normal way to get to school in Indonesia.

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
Reuters

The kids are pro, but it is a damaged suspended bridge.

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
Reuters

In Colombia, children travel 800 meters on a cable.

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
Christoph Otto

That is 400 meters above the Rio Negro river.

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
Christoph Otto

Would you mind taking a canoe to school? This is how they do it in Indonesia.

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
Nico Fredia

A tree root bridge is the way to school in this town in India

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
The Atlantic

 The children in Myanmar travel by a bull.

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
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29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
Dilwar Mandal

Another normal way to school in China is over a broken bridge in the snow.

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
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Or how about in Indonesia on the roof of a wooden boat?

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
Muhammad Buchari

In Sri Lanka, girls have to cross over a wooden plank to get to school.

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
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Another common way to get to there in India is via a little boat.

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
Santosh Sugumar

In India, children will ride a horse cart to school.

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
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Students Crossing the Ciherang River On A Makeshift Bamboo Raft, Cilangkap Village, Indonesia.

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
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29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
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How would you like to walk 125 miles to get an education in China?

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
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Or how about walking on a tight rope 30 feet above a river in Indonesia?

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
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Every single day.

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In the Philippines, students travel to get their education by an inflatable tube down the river.

29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
Amusing Planet
29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
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29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
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29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
Amusing Planet
29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
Amusing Planet
29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
Amusing Planet
29 Journeys That Children From Around The World Risk Their Lives For Just To Make It To School Everyday
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It sure makes you appreciate the school bus that you once complained about. Or when you were stuck walking a mile to school. I would much rather take that route to school than any of these.

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